A Dubious Legacy

Henry Tillotson, a generous, genial man who inherited his father's philanthropic attitude along with his beautiful house, rescues Margaret from a disastrous marriage in Egypt and brings her home to the West Country as his new wife. On the threshold she gives him a black eye and retires straight to bed where she remains, apart from the occasional malevolent outburst, for the rest of her life.

Over the years two young couples become regular if uneasy houseguests, listening, speculating, keeping a watchful eye on Margaret's door until finally, piecing together the gossip, the rumours, the mystery, they find themselves and their children thoroughly tangled in the web of Henry's life...

Rezension
"Mary Wesley does it again, only more so... She marches straight into her tale, intriguing from the beginning, keeping up a pace that rarely slackens"
Portrait
Mary Wesley (1912-2002) veröffentlichte nach ausgedehnten Reisen, zwei Ehen und verschiedenen Tätigkeiten mit 70 ihren ersten Roman. Sie gehört zu den meistgelesenen englischen Schriftstellerinnen.
Zitat
Mary Wesley takes you by the hand and you follow wherever she takes you -- Kate Kellaway Observer Mary Wesley does it again, only more so... She marches straight into her tale, intriguing from the beginning, keeping up a pace that rarely slackens Literary Review Wesley breezes along with customary grace and nonchalance, sniping maliciously at her characters while giving them a more or less good time Financial Times Lively and entertaining The Times Wesley's books are a delight...a beautifully crafted tale, very sexy, very funny, I just didn't want it to end Sunday Times (Perth)
… weiterlesen

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Format ePUB i
Kopierschutz kopiergeschützt i
Seitenzahl 320, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 31.03.2012
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781446443354
Verlag Random House UK
eBook
8,49
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Sofort per Download lieferbar
In der Cloud verfügbar
Per E-Mail verschenken i

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 30958761
    A Sensible Life
    von Mary Wesley
    eBook
    9,49
  • 30958772
    Harnessing Peacocks
    von Mary Wesley
    eBook
    8,49
  • 28112577
    The Dubious Salvation Of Jack V.
    von Jacques Strauss
    eBook
    6,99
  • 45779122
    My Not So Perfect Life
    von Sophie Kinsella
    eBook
    6,99
  • 35761156
    George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series)
    von George R. R. Martin
    (5)
    eBook
    19,49 bisher 30,99
  • 41211703
    The Girl on the Train
    von Paula Hawkins
    (16)
    eBook
    6,99
  • 42506652
    Everything, Everything
    von Nicola Yoon
    (3)
    eBook
    4,99 bisher 6,99
  • 67922211
    Camino Island
    von John Grisham
    eBook
    10,99
  • 40208963
    Thirteen Reasons Why
    von Jay Asher
    eBook
    4,99 bisher 6,49
  • 54195033
    4 3 2 1 (4321)
    von Paul Auster
    (2)
    eBook
    6,49 bisher 10,50
  • 46671474
    Small Great Things
    von Jodi Picoult
    eBook
    3,99 bisher 6,49
  • 46472199
    The Thirst
    von Jo Nesbo
    (5)
    eBook
    12,99
  • 47530072
    The Shadow Sister
    von Lucinda Riley
    eBook
    5,49 bisher 8,49
  • 38988068
    The Third Wife
    von Lisa Jewell
    eBook
    3,99
  • 40190779
    The Circle
    von Dave Eggers
    eBook
    5,99
  • 44609104
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
    von Joanne K. Rowling
    eBook
    8,99
  • 26688728
    Can You Keep A Secret?
    von Sophie Kinsella
    (13)
    eBook
    6,99
  • 54333598
    All the Missing Girls
    von Megan Miranda
    eBook
    4,99
  • 46065968
    Two by Two
    von Nicholas Sparks
    (1)
    eBook
    4,49
  • 32211347
    The Handmaid's Tale
    von Margaret Atwood
    eBook
    8,49

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

A Dubious Legacy

A Dubious Legacy

von Mary Wesley

eBook
8,49
+
=
Into the Water

Into the Water

von Paula Hawkins

(3)
eBook
10,99
+
=

für

19,48

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen